The Agenda journal is IBSS/SAPSE accredited and peer reviewed

It is published on a quarterly basis and is designed to promote critical thinking and debate. It aims to strengthen the capacity of both men and women to challenge gender discrimination and injustice.

Empowering Women for Gender Equity

Agenda aims to question and challenge current understandings and practices of gender relations. We contribute to the development of new knowledge about how gender relations can be transformed. In particular we contribute to the development of women and their capacity to organise themselves, reflect on their experiences and to write about this.

Who We Are

Agenda Feminist Media is committed to giving women a forum, a voice and skills to articulate their needs and interests towards transforming unequal gender relations. We aim to question and challenge current understandings and practices of gender relations.

What We Do

Agenda has been at the forefront of feminist publishing in South Africa for the past 31 years. Through our flagship project, the Agenda journal, we raise debate around women’s rights and gender issues. Visit publisher  Taylor & Francis Online to buy copies.

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Agenda values participatory and transparent processes and provides opportunities for individual growth and development. We host quarterly feminist dialogues in Durban, Cape Town and Pretoria. Visit  this page to see upcoming events near you.


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Gender and the economy in post-apartheid South Africa

The focus of this issue of Agenda on changes and challenges within post-apartheid South Africa in relation to gender and the economy is most timely considering it is twenty-five years since political transformation. It draws our attention to two fields of intellectual engagement, namely Economics and Gender Studies, although for neither field is this an unusual convergence.

Economic research incorporates gender as a dimension into data collection and analysis; surveys and other investigative methods quickly establish whether respondents are male, female and sometimes ‘other’. Although such research produces significant findings along gender lines, this equates neither to a fundamental concern with the inequalities perpetrated by the systems of patriarchy nor capitalism. To the contrary, it is possible to attribute differences in findings along gender lines to essentialist notions of gender differences.

We have an exciting partnership with Durban University of Technology's Journalism Department

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Launch of Gender & Disability journal

Agenda Feminist Media and Women's & Gender Studies Department, Faculty of Arts, University of the Western Cape invite you to the launch of journal: Gender & Disability  Date: Tuesday - 20th October 2015 Time: 12h00 – 14h00 Venue: HIVE, Arts Faculty, B Block...

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